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. first, the latest from syria. >> u.s.says the u.s. is certai's government carried out chemical weapon attacks near damascus last week. obama said the u.s. had not yet decided whether to go ahead with military intervention. the permanent members of the un security council have held talks on a british resolution that could allow military action in syria, but that meeting has ended in deadlock. full report later on in the program. thousands gathered in washington to pay tribute to a historical day for civil rights in the u.s. 50 years ago, in 1960 three, the march on washington and martin luther king junior's iconic "i have a dream" speech changed history forever. i will be back in 30 minutes for more. now back to michelle in new york. >> thanks. despite the situation in syria, u.s. stock markets advanced today comer singh -- reversing two straight sessions of losses. the dow and nasdaq rose 0.4%. the s&p 500 gained 0.3%. we had a big syria fueled selloff yesterday. some traders saw this as a buying opportunity and jumped into the market. still believing the u.s. equity market will rain
has an obligation to make sure that we maintain the norm against the use of chemical weapons. now i have not made a final decision about various actions that might be taken to help enforce that norm, but as i've already said, i have had my military and our team look at a wide range of options. >> will he or won't he? the white house lays the ground work for a strike on syria, leaving wall street and the world waiting. this is "nightly business report" for friday, august 30th. >>> good evening everyone and welcome. i'm susie gharib. >> and i'm bill griffeth in for tyler tonight. a determined president obama today making the case to justify a u.s. military strike against syria over its use of chemical weapons but no decisions have been made when and how the u.s. will respond, only affirmations no u.s. troops will be sent on the ground. john kerry said administraon has evidence the assad regime used chemical weapons that killed more than 1,000 syrians, including hundreds of children. kerry said being war weary does not allow us to turn the other cheek. >> we know after a decade of conf
>>> you're watching "worldwide exchange." i'm ross westgate. a recap of the headlines. the u.s. government says it is still seeking an international coalition on syria, playing down speculation it will go alone. this after british lawmakers vote against taking action for the alleged use of chemical weapons. >>> volatility continues ahead of india's crucial gdp release with growth expected to stay below 5% at decade lows. >>> and shares of kpn plunge after carlos slim and america movil says it could drop the bid for the telecom group following a dutch foundation's move to block the takeover. >>> zurich insurance says it is looking into whether undue pressure was put on its late cfo before his death. also confirming the presence of a suicide note that mentions joseph ackermann. >>> hello, welcome to the last "worldwide exchange" of the week. plenty to get through, though, on today's program. l'oreal jumped. is the world's biggest cosmeticmaker putting on the final touches to buy a stake of nestle. >>> hamburg is one of the world's busiest ports. we'll be in hamburg to discuss at
in syria as defense officials confirmed today it is not a matter of if but when u.s. forces will set to strike syria for crossing the red line on chemical weapons we have thomas mcinerney here with the risk and reward to put american forces this area civil war. also of major market sell-off fueled by another military commitment or a investors simply looking when running to safety? the dow jones was down nearly 200 points today. and major hassan which is his goal of the death penalty while george zimmerman looks to the state offlorida for monetary justice. we bring up both cases. we begin tonight with syria and potential u.s. military forces in chuck kaye goal is called ready to go and jay carney makes it crystal clear earlier today the president has concluded that the so-called red light on hemical weapon use has been crossed by the aside regime not the rebel fighters. >> and leaves no doubt chemical weapons were used on a massive scale on august august 21st outside of scus. there is also very little doubt, and should be no doubt, for anyone who approaches this logically, that the sy
have a regime willing to use weapons that are prohibited by international norms that they are held to account. lori: the so-called reset with russia they had repeated efforts for blessing against military acion but british support stunningly collapsed yesterday the being free of its potentially as our only major partner. a new poll shows the nation is divided. 50 percent of americans are opposed to military action in response to the use of chemical weapons according to the nbc survey. in age should say the president should get congressional approval first part of that is before its release the four page report with high confidence the government did use chemical weapons that killed more than 1400 people including 429 children. we're taking that up with john bolton who says the lack of international action shows a clear failure of leadership from this administration. and the crisis for the worst month of stocks since may last year we have the managing director appeared to weigh in on predictions that september may be worse. but a bomb that may have delivered, syria but secretary of
of the u.s. retail sales later on today. gilts, the yield at 2.49%, just below that 2.5% level. we did see it above that level, about half an hour ago. now, of course, we get uk inflation data for the month of july. that will be a key focus for the gilt markets and the sterling dollar up here, which is currently unchanged, changing hands at 154.64. aussie dollar we did see confidence at an eight-month low, down by .1%. and dollar/yen, seeing that strong surge following yesterday's gains, up by .9% in today's session. look, there is these reports in the nikkei newspaper saying that shinzo abe may offset the rise in the consumption tax with a cut in the corporate tax. these reports aren't new, but certainly fueling that rally in the nikkei today and leading to a lower yen. now, let's check in on markets in asia. li sixuan is in singapore. good afternoon to you, sixuan. >> thank you. the market lagered yesterday and was the top gainer in today's trade. rallying 2.6%, helped by a weaker yen and hopes of a lower corporate tax rate. the rest of asian markets also broadly higher. the shanghai com
lou: good evening, everybody. thank you for joining us. you are looking at just some of the estimated 1300 victims of what syrian rebels claim or chemical weapon attacks by president assad forces. the united nations has taken up the issue with no word of any response as yet. the u.s. state department contradicted themselves today on whether syria has chemical weapons. general jack keene is here to assess the situation. also tonight the nasdaq halting trading for more than three hours today. it still remains silent on what stopped the second largest exchange in its tracks. the s&p chief equity strategist joins us. the department of justice by after the state of texas again. attorney general eric colder determined to allow voting nationwide without requiring identification. kansas secretary of state among our guests here tonight to say why the integrity of our electoral system must be preserved. and the end of the road is near for the self-proclaimed hugger. san diego mayor. and bradley manning wants to be called chelsea as it pursues taxpayer funded gender reassignment
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program in the entire middle east. we know that the regime has used those weapons multiple times this year, and has used them on a smaller scale but still it has used them against its own people, including not very far from where last wednesday's attack happened. we know that the regime was specifically determined to rid the damascus suburbs of the opposition, and it was frustrated that it hadn't succeeded in doing so. we know that for three days before the attack the syrian regime's chemical weapons personnel were on the ground, in the area, making preparations, and we know that the syrian regime elements were told to prepare for the attack by putting on gas masks and taking precautions associated with chemical weapons. we know that these were specific instructions. we know where the rockets were launched from, and at what time. we know where they landed and when. we know rockets came only from regime-controlled areas and went only to opposition-controlled or contested neighborhoods, and we know, as does the world, that just 90 minutes later all hell broke loose in the social media. with
you for joining us. have a great night. ♪ >> good evening, everybody. thank you for being with us. tonight you're looking at one of the many american foreign outposts shattered by the president because of terrorist threats. this is the u.s. embassy in yemen. it is closed. this is the united states embassy in cairo, also closed. the u.s. embassy in bahrain closed. ninety -- 19 of our embassies or consulates in 16 countries across the middle east and all ordered closed by the obama administration. the obama foreign policy effectively closed for business in the middle east. citing threats from the terrorist groups that the president once declared to be on the run repeatedly during his campaign for reelection. the obama administration ordered the closing of those 19 embassies and consulates throughout the middle east for at least the rest of the week. and that is based on what lawmakers and administration sources are calling increased on-line chatter amongst al qaeda and it al qaeda affiliated groups. fox news confirming tonight that enter subject conversations between al qaeda had an
it is confident syria used chemical weapons against its own people. hundreds were reportedly killed last week. the president called the british prime minister again today to discuss the situation. >>> the un team was able to collect samples on monday, despite first coming under gunfire from a sniper. >>> one of the largest wildfires in california history has moved deeper into yosemite national park, and covers 280 square miles. the fire is threatening more than 4500 homes in the area. water in the nearby reservoir is still safe, so far. >>> convicted nidal hasan chose not to take the stand in the sentencing portion of his murder trial. after closing arguments sentencing will be in the handing of the jury will choose between death or life in prison. those are the headlines. "real money with ali velshi" is next on al jazeera. ♪ >>> well it seems you still hot on the u.s. economy and with good reason. home prices up again. stocks are down, but oil prices are up. the nest egg you are building with your 401k may have a fixable crack in it. all of that is coming up. i'm ali velshi, and this is "r
action against syria. what a difference a few days can make. less than a week ago the president told us chemical weapons uses aa question mark. now vice president biden saying there's no doubt chemical weapons were used and defense secretary chuck hagel says u.s. forces in the region are ready to go with armed u.s. warships already in the region. iran warning of a disaster if the u.s. intervenes in syria. we're covering all the angles of the story including the only western network reporter on the ground inside syria. let's begin with chris lawrence at the pentagon. chris, what's the latest in. >> reporter: military officials say once they get the order they could be ready to go within hours but while obama administration officials continue to verbally hammer bashar al assad we're still waiting to get the hard evidence that he's responsible. the latest warning to syria comes directly from the white house. >> those who use chemical weapons against defenseless men, women and children, should and must be held accountable. >> reporter: another sign to expect action, u.s. officials all but t
at the rearview beer. another reason to hate facebook. creditors now using social media to use social media on whether or not they will loan you money. ash from the fire is now raining down on the water supply. we will have that and lots more in this hour of markets now. ♪ connell: markets now begins. it is all about syria. you have to look at the fact here that we are seeing today. >> we only have four days left in the month of august. the dow is off session lows. we did get a report for june home prices. higher mortgage rates definitely affecting the housing markets. moments ago, we got a statement from the sec. a spokesman saying that the chairwoman will meet the head of the exchanges and regulators. they will talk about addressing the market data. connell: that will be something to follow up on. chuck hagel speaking out saying the united states is prepared to strike syria the use of chemical weapons by the assad regime was "undeniable. " a foregone conclusion at this point. >> it certainly seems that way. i have been through this rodeo a lot of times. they do seem like they have cross
, and that think they could use a figure like that at microsoft. dennis: and then paul will be able to do a sequel. one last note, we used to do 30th birthday parties together back when we both worked at the wall street journal. just a few years ago. you guys were great. thank you for being with us tonight. >> thank you very much. dennis: a lot more still to come, including a tough take on the consumer financial protection bureau, the most dangerous bureaucracy in the world. next, the cbs war with time warner cable. things are getting only more petty and better. how many more channels have to go dark before some heavy-handed regulators steps in? we will hear from a guy who just quit as a commissioner at the fcc. ♪ long weeks. that is how long cbs has been dark in over 3 million homes in new york, l.a., and dallas as it fights over fees with time warner cable. today tw see when nuclear, offering subscribers free indoor antennas so they can receive cbs the old-fashioned way over the airways. time for the sec to step in? with more on this, robert mcdowell who quit only weeks ago as a member of the
joining us. have a great night. >> good evening thank you for being with us president obama and italy's policies are no more coherent united to and a half years ago when he insisted on an mubarak departure from power there clear lack of policy led to his overthrow the muslim brotherhood ascension to power in now and the secular military removal of the egyptian military removal of mohammad morsi and now the deadly clash between security forces and morsi supporters. the white house again today refused to make knowledge whether they will continue to send a to the egyptian government and military that has reportedly killed hundreds of morsi demonstrators since last week but those questions that play in the muslim brotherhood for the torching , looting and destruction with those churches and josh ernest told the white house press corps today that a decision on aid to egypt has been set aside to contrast the white house position at two years ago when mubarak was in power president obama himself for in the end to cut off a billion and a half dollars of aid if his government did not
program in the middle east. regime has used those weapons multiple times this year and has used them on the smaller scale but still it has used them against its own people including not very far from where last wednesday's attack happened. we know that the regime was specifically determined to rid the damascus suburbs of the opposition. and it was frustrated that it hasn't succeeded in doing so. we know that for three days before the attack the syrian regime's chemical weapons personnel were on the ground. making preparations. and the syrian regime elements. and putting on gas masks and taking precautions associated with chemical weapons. and we know where the rockets were launched from and at what time. we know where they landed and when. we know rockets came only from regime controlled areas and went only to opposition controlled or contested neighborhoods, and we know, as does the world, that just 90 minutes later all hell broke loose in the social media with our own eyes, we have seen thousands of reports from 11 separate sites in that damascus suburbs, all of them show and repor
, and that think they could use a figure like that at microsoft. dennis and then paul will be able to do a sequel. one last note, we used to do 30th birthday parties together back whewe both worked at the wall street journal. just a few years ago. you guys were great. thank you for being th us tonight. >> thank you very much. dennis: a lot more still to come, including a tough take on the consumer financial protection bureau, the most dangerous bureaucracy in the world. next, the cbs war with time warner cable. things are getting only more petty and better. how many more channels have to go dark before some heavy-handed regulators steps in? we will hear from a guy who just quit as a commissioner at the fcc. ♪ this man is about to be the millionth customer. would you mind if i go ahead of you? instead we had someone go ahead of him and win fiy thousand dollars. congratulations you are r one millionth customer. nobody likes to miss out. that's why ally treats all their customers the same. whether you're the first or the millionth. if your bank doesn't think you're special anymore, you need an all
convinced, not for the first time. remember, not for the first time bashar al-assad has used chemical weapons. >> there must be accountability. >> i believe we should use maximum -- have maximum use of cruise missiles. >> obama orders a report justifying a strike as assad tell s america, you will fail. >>> also, yosemite tinderbox. firefighters replace tourists as thousands race to save an american treasure. >> oh, my god. >> this morning, condition critical. new concerns for the largest trees on earth, california's beautiful sequoias. have they met their match? >>> plus, extreme heat shutting down schools in the midwest. temperatures soaring well above 100. >> it's just really hot, and it's just hard because we're sweating and stuff like that. >> classes cancelled, practice postponed. relief not coming at least until the weekend. you're live in the "cnn newsroom." >>> good morning, thank you so much for being with me. i'm carol costello. we begin in syria and late developments on the possibility of u.s. military strikes. just minutes ago, we learned that defense secretary chuck hagel
the debt ceiling and whether the u.s. will be able to pay it's bills come mid october. >>> securing your requirement. whether you're 25, 35, 45 or 55, we'll tell you how much you should be saving now to make sure you do not out live your money. that and more tonight on "nightly business report" for tuesday, august the 27th. >>> good evening everyone. i'm susie gharib here with my colleague bill griffith. investors here in u.s. and around the world dumped stocks worried about the possibility of the u.s. and allies might take military action against syria over it's use of chemical weapons, so investors moved money to safe havens like gold, oil and treasuries. here is a run down of the numbers by the closing bell. the major stock averages fell 1 to 2% and the dow tumbled 170 points and the nasdaq lost almost 80 and the s&p down 26 points. prices on u.s. treasuries rose with the yield on the ten-year to 2.72%. >>> while mean, gold jumped sharply up $27 to $1,420 an ounce. oil also surged. crude gained almost 4% to $109 a barrel, the second biggest gain of the year. >>> well, the rising tensi
, and if a u.s. strike on syria is imminent, you would not necessarily know it judging by major u.s. markets today. they're rebounding from tuesday's big selloff. right now take a look at the dow, the s&p and the nasdaq. all of the major indices higher right now, dow up by 56 off of session highs, s&p is up about six points as well. and take a look at oil, one of the biggest stories we've been tolling as those conflicts have continued to escalate. oil and all that's related to oil in the meddle east. $109.88, that's up 87 cents. and you're also going to want to watch brent as well. we're going to have more on oil and, of course, gold prices coming up in just a moment, that big play for safety, if you will. and jpmorgan and its ceo, jamie dimon, appear to be firmly in the government's crosshairs. published reports say the government wants the bank to fork over more than $6 billion for its alleged role in the mortgage meltdown, but jpmorgan, they are pushing back. we're going to tell you what the bank told our own elizabeth macdonald today. that's coming up later on in the show. >>> united sta
blackberry stock way of today. companies looking for new alternatives. steve forbes is coming on to tell us about getting rid of that irs. this is interesting. revolutionizing travel. elon musk expected to make an announcement today. nyc to l.a. in 45 minutes. we will explain. markets now. ♪ connell: it is good to be with you on markets now. we will get to steve forbes in just a minute. we begin with stocks now. the dow is up a little bit. adam shapiro is on the floor of the new york stock exchange. adam: good morning. the s&p is still in negative territory. apple is up over 2%. just to give you some idea of who is winning and who is losing on the dow, cisco and ibm. connell: thank you very much, adam. the irs is still targeting tea party groups. steve forbes says forget about it. let's get rid of the irs altogether. thank you for coming in. >> i think there is a growing consensus. i think we can get rid of it all. people realize it is beyond redemption. given these scandals, why not just start all over. start with a new culture, new tax code. connell: the flat tax. you have been talking
>>> you're watching "worldwide exchange." i'm ross westgate. your headlines today. the u.s. and uk governments agree there is no doubt the syrian regime used chemical weapons, raising expectations of a coordinated military response and pushing oil prices to two-year highs. >>> global markets continue to sell off as well on the prospect of further conflict in the middle east. emerging markets hit hardest. india's rupee plunges past 68 to the dollar. >>> weak shares buck the trend. a better than expected second half outlook as its cost cutting plan pays off. >>> and bond investors await answers from mark carney. the governor is expected to defend forward guidance in his first speech at the helm for at the bank of england. good morning to you. u.n. secretary-general ban ki-moon is delivering a speech from the hague to mark the 100th anniversary of the u.n. peace palace. reports that u.s. and allies are preparing for a potential attack. we'll keep our eyes on that. also coming up on today's show, we'll be out in berlin in a few minutes. we'll hear from a senior met of the social democr
in verizon wireless. reports say the u.s. group is looking for more than, i'll repeat this number, two times, $100 billion for the stake. when you talk about big m&a deals, this would be the return if it happens. also, it is a official this morning, bill ackman through with the jcpenney stake. he has sold that entire 18% stake for the retailer. the price tag, only $12.60 a share for it. he had paid almost double. and that's nearly half the average 25 shares he paid when he first invested and that investment was originally made in 2010. >>> u.s. government and swiss banks near tax probe deal. the goj expects to announce a new program within days. the program would allow some swiss banks to avoid or at least defer prosecution under a probe of offshore tax dodging by americans, but it will exclude 14 swiss banks that are already under investigation. joe, i don't know where that leaves you with your account. >> i have a bank that is, like, owned by a swiss bank, but it makes me feel like i have a swiss bank account. but all the way back to ge's purchase of remember long ago, we can trace it all
.m. on wall street. welcome back to the "closing be bell." the likelihood of u.s. strikes in syria over wall street. s&p 500 wrapping up the worst month since may of last year with some selling into the close. we're down by 37 points. >> here's how we're finishing the day out. another down day to close out the down month, dow jones down 37%. interesting some traders might want to go into the long weekend with the possibility of a strike against syria with some money in this market but we'll see what happens. nasdaq's down 30 points. s&p down 5.5. an ugly month for stocks as the threat of military action in syria hangs over the nation and this market, bob pisani. >> what was interesting, i think we should put up president obama's key statement here today because the president and secretary of state john kerry also spoke today. president obama came out and said, we have not made a final decision on actions that will be taken. that's the key point here. he also made it clear that it will not involve -- any action taken will not involve any boots on the ground. i think that's the major headline
captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> woodruff: edward snowden, the leaker of u.s. surveillance secrets, was granted asylum in russia today. he walked out of the moscow airport where he had been holed up for more than a month. good evening, i'm judy woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the "newshour" tonight: we get reaction from washington and moscow and talk with former national security agency officials about the scope of u.s. spying programs. >> they're still collecting everything, content word for word of every doe midwest incommunication in this country. >> the idea that n.s.a. is keeping files on americans as a general rule just isn't true.ufd scores of rockets on the syrian city of homs as the assad regime celebrated army day. margaret warner gets the latest on the bloody civil war from npr's deborah amos. >> brown: law enforcement bids farewell to f.b.i. director robert mueller. ray suarez explores the transformation of the bureau after the 9-11 attacks. >> woodruff: and we hear from two u.s. senators leading the push to keep the military's sexua
of justice's blocked merger of american and u.s. air ways. ahead, north carolina chamber of commerce with why her state is putting up a fight. lori: donald trump a fraud, why he's sued, and what he calls taking advantage of student, and what legal council is telling fox business. we have more breaking news coming up. adam: expecting winter, cold, what did you think i was going to say? dire predictions, arctic blast expected to return with a vengeance. time for stocks, going to the floor every 15 minutes. lauren is there this morning, and the dow is up, not dramatically, despite bad news with durable goods order. >> yes, and another four-letter word for you, "slow." that's the volume here at the stock exchange, and the dow's up, s&p's up a quarter percent each. the nasdaq is the out performer here, but you're right, the durable goods trend for the month of july out an hour before the market opened this morning with a huge disappointment, down 7.3%, like a one-two punch when you take intoing the friday's disappointing numbers and nine-month low for new home sales and the durable goods report, p
and i will see you tomorrow! >>> cause a syrian sellout. nbc news is reporting that a u.s. led three day military strike against syria could begin as soon as thursday, but it could go longer. and the markets are already reacting very strongly. stocks finished way down while oil and gold shot up. we have the latest on this story from the political and financial angles including the call by wall street journal columnist stevens to kill bashar al assad. mr. stevens will be joining us in just a few moments. "the wall street journal" editorial page, meanwhile, is calling for regime change. the white house says that's not what it wants to do. and i don't get that. another big story tonight is the debt ceiling battle. treasury secretary jack lew on cnbc this morning said president obama will not negotiate over the debt ceiling bill and now it looks like a battle royal is brewing in washington, d.c. these stories and many more coming up in "the kudlow report" beginning right now. >>> good evening, everyone. i'm larry kudlow. this is "the kudlow report." in a major developing story, nbc news is r
this with microsoft. dennis: one last note, paul and i used to do 30th birthday parties together and we both worked at "the wall street journal." just a few years ago. thank you for being with us tonight. dennis: coming up next on the cbs were with time warner cable. we will hear from a guy who just quit as a commissioner at the fcc. this man is about to be the millionth customer. would you mind if i go ahead of you? instead we had someone go ahead of him and win fiy thousand dollars. congratulations you are our one millionth customer. nobody likes to miss out. that's why ally treats all their customers the same. whether you're the first or the millionth. if your bank doesn't think you're special anymore, you need an ally. ally bank. your money needs an ally. like carpools... polly wants to know if we can pick h up. yeah, we can make room. yeah. [ male announcer ] ...office space. yes, we're loving this communal seati. it's great. [ male announcer ] the best thing to share? a data plan. at&t mobile share for business. one bucket of data for everyone on the plan, unlimited taland text on smart phone
in this hour of market now. ♪ connell: good to have you with us on markets now. very serious news to get us started off. the secretary of state john kerry will begin a statement on the situation in syria shortly. rich at ten joins us to put it all together. he is live at the white house. >> meeting to discuss what is going on in syria. secretary of state john kerry will make remarks to the nation about syria. this eighth day after they spoke with lawmakers last night. the administration offered little clarity. >> secretary kerry said we would offer the president a broad range of options. we talked for an hour and a half and they did not mention it. >> they continue to provide a robust discussion with the members of congress on what they are trying to do here. we expect to get the release of a public intelligence report. this intelligence report will demonstrate that the syrian regime did use chemical biological weapons against its own people. the three rich, thank you. rich edson at the white house. judy miller, let me start with you. we may find out more today. the white house making its c
for military action. we'll have more from john harwood in just a few minutes. >>> here in the u.s., dozens of wildfires burning this morning across the west. one of the most severe is raging out of control in the mountains of northern california. the latest reports say the giant wildfire has charred 15,000 acres within yosemite national park. a live report from scott cohn who is on the ground there in the next hour. joe. >>> let's check on the markets this morning around the world. talk about the u.s. first. kind of a healing week last week after a couple of rough ones. but not a lot of great action today. if you are hoping for a rebound in the averages, down about 18 points or so. as far as energy prices, we'll take a look at the oil boards right now. we've got not a whole lot happening. 106 or so. the dollar's been quiet recently as the euro's been around 1.33. there's the ten-year at 2.82. a lot of people going to watch obviously what happens there. a lot of the equity action on what happens. 2.82. we can take that a little bit more than when we were thinking about it. been there. kind
>> president obama believes there must be accountability for those who would use the world's most heinous weapons against the world's most vulnerable people. >>> and u.s. treasury secretary jack lew issues a warning to congress, saying the u.s. could run out of cash to pay its bills by mid-october if they don't raise the debt ceiling. >>> all right, warm welcome to you. i am back. we kick off with the latest, probably the most important sentiment indicator in germany, the ifo business climate has risen. i'll tell you what it's risen to in a second, 107.5, a little higher than the forecast of 107. the consensus was for the current conditions index, 112. so, current conditions 112. the expectations component 103.3 in august versus the reuters consensus of 103, so a little bit broader. ifo has no revisions to the july indices. let's get a breakdown on this. on the phone from munich, an expert at the ifo institute, helped to compile this story. doctor, good to speak to you. it's been a while. thanks for joining us this morning. what's the key takeaway from what this survey says about
if with the international strategist. lori: the new threat. adam: how will spending cut affect u.s. action in syria. lori: stocks rebounding after a two-day slide. >> you have that right. stocks pushing at session highs right now. this is a rally. if you look at the numbers for the week, the dow and s&p 500 are down about 1%. adam: fear of a u.s. missile strike in syria said oil prices to a five. sandra smith is in the pits of the cme with today's trade. sandra: just below $100 a barrel. traders have conflicting opinions on how much a premium is right now. one dollar to $10. we have been talking to folks on that. some analysts think this is a great possibility. they are continuously monitoring the supply and demand situation in the oil market. meanwhile, looking to gold. not seeing it in gold prices right now. down about one dollar. we made the big job, still down on the session it is a wait and see mode. markets are watching very closely. adam: thank you. lori: meanwhile, the president weighed options. the assad regime is preparing for a chemical. rich edson joins us now from the white house. rich: they
, particularly in europe, and also in the u.s. on the other hand, you see also a kind of slowdown in some traditional high growth emerging markets like brazil and marginally so in africa. >>> we speak to the ceo of rival carlsberg in just half an hour's time. that is a first on cnbc. >>> and a bailout bat unttle in german politics. wolfgang schaeuble breaks the party line saying greece could get another aid deal. >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to a brand-new edition of "worldwide exchange." the stoxx europe 600 is down around .1%. we're in a holding pattern ahead of the fomc minutes out later today. european markets are around a two-week low, after a big decline in yesterday's trading session and the picture is looking a little more mixed this morning. the xetra dax is off by .2%. the ftse 100, once again, underperforming. this market is now off some 3.5% this month alone. but today it is also being weighed down by some of the stocks which are trading ex-dividend. among them, hsbc. ftse mib seeing some bright spots, up by .3%. what is keeping us busy in europe is, of course, earnings
if it takes action on syria. that's the threat from president assad as u.s. experts are allowed now to visit the site of an alleged chemical attack. >>> you're watching "worldwide exchange," bringing you business news from around the globe. >> hi, everybody. welcome. you are watching "worldwide exchange." we're with you for the next two hours in good company, i hope. we've got a lot of guests lined up. and on today's show, despite the ongoing success of south korea's export economy, is it time for change? we have a special report in about 15 minutes' time on that front. >>> maverick australian billionaire clyde palmer is running to be the country's prime minister. can he succeed? we'll be hearing from down under at 10:30 cet. >>> this week we're also bringing you a whole series of reports on the risks and rewards of investing in frontier markets. this is interesting. >>> at 10:30, we'll kick off with a report on why frontier economies are avoiding the emerging market slump. >>> and do you remember when greece was key to europe's economic future? at 11:00 cet, tune in to hear why credit suiss
secretary of defense kitty mcfarlane joining us to talk about what president obama should do about it now. ashley: home prices omri's the the kissel report is a look in the rear view mirror. what does it mean in the keys of rising interest rates? lori: the above administration's economic team, charlie gasparino's exclusive reporting and who could be next to join the lineup. dennis: is not your father's would remark and was your father's it senior chinese communnst official or russian oligarchic. a new brand of luxury emerge in as global wealth disperses to less than 1%. cheryl: sandra smith is at the cme has oil jumps 3%. let's begin with lauren simonetti at the stock exchange where the dow is down big. lori: near session lows, 3 points away, the stock is intensifying as we get later into this session. we get economic data, it wasn't terrible on home prices and consumer confidence but nonetheless syria being the main headline this is what investors are focused on. is not the only culprit to the. we can't forget the debt ceiling, the fed pays back, all these are painting a picture is that
low until the middle of 2015. the dow is down 93 points in the end of the session. joining us for more is kevin doran, senior fund manager at branchially kimling. we did have u.s. stocks up record highs during the week. it sort of seems like we have been priced for perfection. what is the risk over the next couple of weeks, do you think? >> i think the risk you got over the next couple of weeks is the markets rely on easing, production of new money, and, of course, as the economy does pick up, you would think that would be good news. but market is interpreting that as bad news because that leads to a quicker taper. >> yeah. earnings, what do you think of earnings? >> earnings on the whole have been okay. really sector by sector. the banks have a strong reporting season. but elsewhere you're not seeing a lot of top line growth. it is a combination of cost causing measures, not great in terms of top line growth and that's causing pause in the main stable market. on the flip side, you have the banking sector which i consider one of the strongest reporting seasons for some time. >> we'll t
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